Archive for June 2008

Books – Friday Five

RevGalBlogPals has a reading meme this week: 1) Do you think of summer as a particularly good season for reading? Why or why not? Not so much – long summer days full of light and outside activities don’t leave much time for reading. Winter with its short days and a nice fire are better for…

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Holy ground in cyberspace

Many of you already know much of what is in my latest essay on Episcopal Cafe from your own online experiences. I write today on how EfM Online has been working and building community around the world. Students from South Africa, Korea and other places tell of how it has made them feel more connected…

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Friday Five – surf’s up!

RevGalBlogPals had an irresistable, to me, Friday Five. I love the beach – the northern Oregon coast is my psychic home – my home of the heart. Here are the questions if you want to play. 1. Ocean rocks, lake limps? Vice versa? Or “it’s all beautiful in its own way”?The basalt headlands and sea…

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IV Pentecost – more

As I was driving to Rock Springs I was listening to NPR – Sunday Weekend Edition – and the broadcast of this week’s This I Believe really resonated with what I ended up saying in my sermon. Read it here. Colin Bates is a resident service assistant for people with mental disabilities and a student…

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IV Pentecost

Readings are here. Jesus is having dinner with the disciples and the usual suspects – sinners and tax collectors. Sinners were those who could not live up to the strict religious laws of the time. Those who could not keep from being “unclean” according to the rules of their religion. This would include any who…

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